‘Lagniappe’



What Should We Do Now?

As I write this two major earthquakes have occurred near the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. I regularly pray for  missionaries who serve on Sumatra, one of the most difficult places to make Christ known. Yet, these faithful followers of Christ do so with great diligence and commitment. This is what God has impressed on […]

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Easter 2012

  This is the Lagniappe for FBC, Covington for this weekend. Thank you for joining with us by means of my blog. I hope that you wil get a sense of this great weekend and also our goals for our church. Welcome to Easter worship at First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana. We are thrilled that […]

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Things To Come

I am excited to begin a new sermon series Easter Sunday. Amazingly, I have never begun a series on Easter Sunday. I have always ended the series on Easter. My pastor friends will tell me that I have done this all wrong in the past–the series should begin on Easter. I can’t wait to give […]

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The Meaning of Ordination

Today we have the opportunity to ordain two men to Christian service—Kevin Harless to Gospel Ministry and Jason Hunt as a deacon of First Baptist Church. The ordination service will be at 6:30 PM Sunday night. We have a reception and fellowship time in the Steeple Foyer after the service. I hope that you will […]

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A Wave of Prayer Moving Over Louisiana

For all of 2012, Louisiana Baptists and other Christian churches have been emphasizing the need for a spiritual awakening for our state. This came about when we realized that Louisiana has never really been touched by the four great spiritual awakenings in our country. You can find information about the first two spiritual awakenings in […]

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About Waylon

I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. — Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)